With the foundation of Goldhofer Inc. in the US and the acquisition of a majority share in its long-standing sales and service partner Flite Line Equipment, Goldhofer AG has taken yet another step in the pursuit of its growth strategy in this important market.
The recently signed contract makes it all official: The newly founded company Goldhofer Inc. now holds a majority share in its long-standing sales and service partner Flite Line Equipment. This partnership strengthens the Goldhofer presence in the US and the rest of the Americas.
As a result, Goldhofer now has a strong basis for further expansion in the world’s largest market for Ground Support Equipment and for even closer and more professional support for its customers. The focus is now on expansion of the service offering and the necessary structures as well as the further development of a competitive and market-oriented product portfolio.
Lothar Holder, Member of the Board at Goldhofer AG with responsibility for the Airport Technology Division: “Thanks to the merger with our long-standing and highly successful partner Flite Line, we now have ideal conditions for pursuing our policy of growth on the American continent and bringing our product and service portfolio even closer to our American customers. We are delighted that John Biagi, President and CEO of Flite Line Equipment and his entire management team and staff will continue to lead the way in our new joint company and to maintain and further develop relationships with customers in both the airport sector and servicing within our heavy haul business.”
John Biagi, President and CEO of Flite Line says, “We are excited to have such a strong partner as Goldhofer for the further expansion of our businesses in Americas. For all of our customers and our other partners this is a highly positive message as we will be able to further enhance service and support for existing and new customers alike.”